I haven’t seen it advertised myself, but GeneralsJoes reader Mike I. is telling me that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is slated to appear on the Jay Leno show tonight, likely to promote both G.I. Joe: Retaliation and WWE Wrestlemania.
They often show clips from the films actors are there to promote, so Joe fans may want to keep an eye on this one tonight.
We’re counting down to the final week, so it only makes sense for these TV spots to keep coming! For folks who are concerned about seeing too much of the film before the film’s release, though, don’t worry…there isn’t much new footage here, but just enough to make things interesting. One TV Spot has Snake Eyes running down some stairs, rattling off gunfire, while another has a great shot of Cobra Commander’s helicopter. Check out these three new TV spots embedded below.
Need to plan your convention experience? Well, the G.I. Joe Collectors Club has just made it a whole lot easier. They’ve posted the schedule for the 2013 G.I. Joe Convention right here. Featuring a lot of the great panels you’ve come to expect from Hasbro, the voice actors, Larry Hama and Kirk Bozigian, this year they’ve also branched out some.
Dave Tree is travelling over from the UK to do a Palitoy Action Force seminar and there’s What’s on Joe Mind Live–…
Dammit Godsoe, you never tell me anything!
Check out the full Convention Schedule right here.
We’ve seen snippets of this scene quite a bit over the past months, but IGN has now posted a movie clip with a lot more footage from this training session. Check out some great Snake Eyes, Jinx, and RZA standing there like a boss footage below.
I’m sure Twitziller along with myself, realizes that the release date for Retaliation has shifted, but sticking with the theme is the only way to do this thing…see it all the way through to the end. And speaking of the end, I think we all realize one of the climactic battles of the film will involve the Ripsaw tank and HISS Tanks going at it, and this is what Twitziller talks about today!
How awesome is that shot? I’ve seen every teaser, every TV spot, and every trailer so far, and seen them multiple times, but I never really picked that particular scene out. I’m glad Twitziller did. Holy crap if that doesn’t accentuate the cool factor of vehicle battle in this film, I don’t know what does.
State of the art vehicular technology, rolling over land, hurling raw power at each other. Yeah, that looks amazing, and it’s truly an overlooked piece of the G.I. Joe mythology. This scene looks like it’s going to be a blast!
There’s been some hubbub about the G.I. Joe: Retaliation release date (yes, even above and beyond that pesky 9 month delay). The initial release date was March 29th, which is next Friday. Then trailers and TV Spots started mentioning March 28th, and I think most folks (myself included) assumed that meant late night showings for the 29th premiere.
Then scattered mentions of March 27th started spreading out there, and I confirmed with a few theaters in my area that the film would actually be released on March 27th.
But, wait. That’s not all. I hit up Fandango pretty regularly to see when local showings are, and as of yesterday evening, I was able to purchase a ticket for a 7:00pm show on March 26th. Other GeneralsJoes readers are confirming the information. So if you’re as excited as I am to see G.I. Joe: Retaliation in theaters, I strongly recommend you hit up your favorite theater’s website, or Fandango.com and check that release date. You may get your G.I. Joe: Retaliation fix even earlier than originally suspected.
Heck, we’ve waited nine months, I’ll gladly jump at the chance to catch it a couple of days early!
The two largest G.I. Joe Kre-O sets from the first series caused some mixed reactions with me…some very positive, but some not so much. You’ll have to check out the reviews to see which was which. G.I. Joe Kre-O week continues on GeneralsJoes on my G.I. Joe Kre-O Review Page, or the direct links below!